Let’s talk a little bit about health equity and my experiences related to health equity. First of all, what is health equity? In a report designed to increase consensus around meaning of health equity, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) provides the following definition: “Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity […]
Diversity—What Do You Bring to the Table?
If you were to ask any one person in a room, I bet you that everyone would have a different definition of what diversity means to that person—some along the same lines and for others, maybe not so much. Something I think we should all think about, however, is what types of diversity do we […]
Residency: Is It Possible to Have Fun?
Residency is hard. PERIOD. It doesn’t matter what specialty you decide to pursue; each program has its unique challenges and there’s a huge learning curve. In fact, you’re learning your trade over several years. It takes time and experience. But it’s not all bad! In fact, I really do enjoy residency. There are good days […]